How to Care, Fit and Display Miniature Tack

Written By Caroline Hodges  Fitting miniature tack to your model is vital, particularly in the Live Show ring where judges will be scrutinizing your set up looking for poorly fitting tack which will lower your placing considerably.  If you are making tack yourself take a look at the tips below.  When ordering miniature tack from … Read more

Customising Breyer Model Horses for Beginners

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Breyer Model horse customising is an incredibly fun activity. It can be as easy as repainting a model a different colour to remaking and changing the model completely. The art of customising a model horse involves a series of processes done in order to make the horse look more realistic. These include removing the factory … Read more

Different Types of Leather

1. Tooling Leather – this is a very thick, stiff piece of leather predominantly used for Western saddles.  It is thick enough to tool, carve and stamp designs onto as a real life Western saddle would have.  I’ve only ever been able to find this in natural colour so you will also need some leather dye … Read more

Prop Making

Always wanted that certain accessory for your model horse that we don’t currently do? Here are some ideas of how to make them!  Haynets: Need an extra haynet? The mesh bags that oranges come in are ideal for haynets. Simply cut out a circle from the net (when u have eaten all the oranges!) and thread … Read more

My Visit to BreyerFest

In July 2005, myself Frances Stevens and my friend Nicki Collins embarked on a two-stage flight from Gatwick to Charlotte (USA) and then onto Kentucky (USA). Why? Well to finally fulfil the Holy Grail trip of any model horse collector, that being to attend Breyerfest. Here is the official link by Breyer for their event so … Read more

How to Straighten Legs on Breyer Models

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Legs can become bent due to the following reasons:– Exposure to heat– Forced removal from the shipment box– Improper moulding To fix this problem, the best method is the hot water solution which is detailed below. Bring a pot of water to a boil and reduce the heat slightly. Immerse the bent leg and gently move the … Read more

How Much is my Breyer Model Worth?

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Running a Breyer horse reselling business can be profitable. Breyer horses are relatively inexpensive compared to other model horses, which means that you can generate sales without having to invest too much money in your inventory. The Breyer website offers limited edition and retired Breyer models; however, chances are good that you will be able … Read more

Model Horse Scales and Sizes

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The five different sizes: There are five different scales within our range- Traditional being the largest and micro the smallest A) Traditional: (1/9th scale) (Approx: 12″ L x 9″H) Traditional models are for play, fun, collecting, showing and more! This scale features an extremely wide range of different Breeds and Colours in addition to having authentic … Read more

Customising Horses

Hi! My name is Kris Gee of Chrome Lotus Studios in England, UK. For Equestrians have kindly asked me to write a few words that would be of interest to newcomers, so I’m going to discuss my favourite aspects of the hobby: model horse customising, and model Arabian performance set ups! Model horse customising is an … Read more

Collecting Model Horses

By Suna Akiah and Tina Tickton  If you’re reading this, it means you’re a model horse collector – whether you know it or not.We all have our own reasons for collecting, for play or display or for showing – or simply because we can’t afford a real horse of our own!  Many people ‘in the … Read more